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CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
the first ever fireworks display in this secretive country. >> in shanghai in china they sang an alternative version of auld lang syne. >> and in hong kong a more familiar one. ♪ auld lang syne ♪ ♪. >> a sum >> holman: a somber mood prevailed across india on new year's eve, as the country mourned the victim of a gang rape. celebrations were scaled back after the 23-year-old woman died on saturday at a hospital in singapore. the attack on her has triggered mass protests in india. today, amid candlelight vigils, there were more calls for tougher rape laws. . >> we have all decide tad that we will not sell brat new years because this year we have lost a sister from amongst us. and whenever we lose someone of our own or that person passes away we mourn for them. this time we are spending new year's in mourning >> holman: six men have been arrested and charged with murder in the attack. former president george h-w bush is showing signs of improvement. over the weekend the 88-year-old was moved out of intensive care at a houston hospital, where he'd been fighting off a fever. the 41st presid
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
nouri al-maliki said the demonstrations were not acceptable. the government of china imposed tighter controls on internet usage today. now, china's 500 million web users will have to provide their real names when they register for internet service. and providers must delete any web content deemed illegal, and report it to authorities. leading writers and bloggers insisted it's a new way for china's communist leaders to censor their critics. >> ( translated ): since the internet came into china, the chinese government has been repeatedly imposing restrictive measures, such as shielding, blocking and banning. it has even spent billions of dollars to build a firewall against overseas sites. they just don't want to see any freedom of speech which is provided by the constitution because it will hurt their vested interest. >> holman: the new curbs come in the wake of a series of online discussions that have helped expose corruption scandals. russian president vladimir putin signed a bill into law today banning americans from adopting russian children. the move terminated more than 50 ado
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
, who was a sea captain, and he brought them in in the '60s, early '60s. he was going out to china, presumably. yeah, to shanghai, mainly. tell you what, he had a good eye. he could have bought real rubbish, but he didn't. these are actually very nice paintings. right. the chinese, for a couple of thousand years had this fantastic system whereby if you wanted to get on in life, you took exams and you could be the humblest peasant and if you passed your three exams you were made for life. and the exams were not like our "a" levels or anything like that. it was serious stuff. i mean, it was you know, big time. and mostly after you passed your exams you would progress through the civil service. a very few got through the exams and said "i'm gonna drop out. "i don't want to be an administrator. "i want to go out into the landscape and right poetry. i want to paint paintings." and these were the literati, and this is the sort of thing that they did. and what's fascinating about this is we've got here, effectively, the table on which you did your scrolls. i've neve
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am EST
markets rallied on new signs of china's economic recovery. tokyo's nikkei rose 1% while the hang seng lost a fraction. >>> optimism over the fiscal cliff negotiations powered the best day for blue chips this month. the dow rose 100 while the nasdaq added 39. >>> samsung is allowed to keep selling three of its smartphones that were found to infringe on apple patents. on monday night, a federal judge rejected apple's demands to pull the model from the shelves saying that was too broad a punishment. competition between the companies is fierce. samsung recently topped apple in global smartphone sales. >>> and easy bake oven is going gender neutral thanks to mckenna pope. she started an online petition to get hasbro to make it in other colors than purple and pink so she could buy one for her younger brother. monday they granted her wish saying a black, silver, and blue oven could be due in stores by next summer. mckenna says hasbro will also start using boys in their ads. she was actually thinking ahead that we're not the only ones who should be in the kitchen cooking. smart girl. >> good idea.
CBS
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
but first in china an office fire sends more than a dozen people to the hospital. they broke out earlier this morning inside the world trade plaza. 50 people evacuated. 16 were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. a security guard remains missing. no word on the cause of the fire. >>> outrage after a brutal gang rape in india. last week a 23-year-old medical student was stripped down and raped on a moving bus. after wards, she was thrown into the street and left to die. police have arrested six men including the bus driver. tonight activists are calling for stricter laws to make sure something like this never happens again. >> i said if it means coming out here on the street and standing and saying let's do something for that child. and let all our children be safe. >> the victims remain in critical condition tonight. >>> a quiet town in alabama goes more than two years without a single murder, but that streak is over. detectives in hoover investigating their first homicide since mid-2009. last night two people were shot and killed outside a nigh
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
snow is battering parts of eastern china. the warnings were issued because the temperatures and heavy wind were severe. it was so cold sea water froze almost instantly. ice covered structures and ropes on the edge of the water. the winter weather is forecasted to last throughout the rest of the week. >> >> it won't be long until we are shoveling here, too, right, maybe? it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in our own backyard. some reindeer made an appear an. look at them. i don't know what they like out there, crisp temperatures, maybe our decorations? bernadette, good thing you are not out there >> no, sometimes, they come a little close when we are out there and stare you down. >> it's amazing how many deer we have living up here on tv hill. woe had one jump into the fenced in parking lot and one of our photographers helped to corral it out >> as far as reindeer go. it's going to be foggy, damp out there. we do have the first of a couple of storms moving our way, tomorrow. tomorrow is not a big one. we'll get to th
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
. it is not just here. but, in the western europe, and in the far east. and, in china. >> reporter: strong demand for gold exchange traded funds has also helped support prices. the spider gold trust-- ticker gld-- has $75 billion in assets. and it's is backed by physical gold. it also helps that some hedge funds with bylaws prohibiting them from buying futures, can buy gold e.t.f.'s. >> so there are some people that were restricted before. they're not now and that's supportive of the gold. >> reporter: a gold rally is not a sure thing. if there's a recession, some fear commodities like gold will drop in value. on the other hand, if the economy picks up sharply riskier assets could become more attractive. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: more signs today that housing demand is picking up: the number of contracts signed to buy homes rose in november to its best level in more than two years. the national association of realtors index of pending sales rose almost 10% last month. so will the housing market continue to recover in the new year? that's what tom hudson asked toll brothers chief
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
lines of mac computers in the u.s. next year. the company will spend $100 million to ship from china. apple began making the computer in the u.s. but began outsourcing in the mid'90s. and parent company with t- mobile reached a new deal with apple. t-mobile had been the lone holdout among the four national retailers in the u.s. in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> a wisconsin teen is crashing in on an ugly holiday tradition. christmas sweaters. 18-year-old jack mccarthy collects ugly sweaters in his basement and sells them on his website. the sweaters that he fetes from flea markets, yard will sales, and thrift stores sell for about $20 to $40. he ships about 40 out a day. that's a great idea. and it works. >> i know. i wish i had it. not the sweater, the idea. >> are the sweaters now replace the fruitcake? >> maybe. as holiday gift to have. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00. a judge in the deadly meningitis outbreak case, makes an unusual ruling. >>> the suspect in the fatal subway attack is being held without bail. hear from t
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
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CBS
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
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